General Programing

General Programing


Third Tuesday of the month, $2 admission all day! The Exchange will host hands-on Art Cart projects 10-2pm.


First Friday at The Museum
5:00pm – 8:00pm

Monthly on the first Friday the museum will be OPEN UNTIL 8p.m. the first Friday of every month! Special activities for the whole family.

November 2nd, 6-7pm – Amish Country



Saturday, October 27, 10:00am – 4:00pm

The PA WoobMobile is a traveling exhibit exploring the state’s forests and their wonderful wood products.  Learn how PA’s forests grow and change and get to know hardwood species and investigate threats to forests and how forests are managed.  All ages welcome.  Included with museum admission.


PAEA K-5 Student Art Show Reception

Friday, November 2, 6:00-8:00pm

Enjoy a statewide juried art exhibition of 2D works by students in grades K-5.  Pastel, watercolor, photography, pencil drawings, collage, and more.  Curated and sponsored by the PA Art Education Association with works on display November 2 – December 29.  Included with museum admission.

Skulls and Skins

Saturday November 3, 11:00am – 1:00pm

Join a Ricketts Glen State Park Ranger Rhiannon Summers for an interactive program abou the amazing animals that live around us.  There will be pelts and skulls for kids to identify and touch, as well as activities highlighting nature’s most interesting facts.  Included with museum admission.


Museum Comes To Life:  The Coal Mine

Saturday, November 10, 11:00am – 1:00 pm

Learn all about coal mining history in our region, from mules who wear hats to jobs that kids did.  You’re sure to learn something new!  Free with regular admission.


Turkey Day

Saturday, November 17, 11:00am – 1:00pm

Families are invited to a day of feathery fun at the museum with turkey crafts and games, plus get your picture taken with live turkeys! Wear a turkey on your shirt for $1.00 off admission.